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Why Do I Have Mucus In My Stool?

People who see mucus in their stool are always scared and confused.They can understand diarrhea but mucus? It might sound surprising to know that this is happening for a good reason. It is trying to protect you.

This occurs in more advanced cases of inflammatory bowel conditions such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s.

What You Need To Know If You Have Mucus In Your Stool

What does it mean if you see mucus in your stool? Should you panic? No.  Should you ignore it? Definitely not.

The 1st thing you need to do is to understand how your bowel works and the role mucus plays in normal & abnormal bowel function. The reality is that it is normal to have mucus in your stool.

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